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Celsius Looking to Raise $15 Million from BnkToTheFuture Community, Not VCs

Under normal circumstances, a FinTech startup looking to grow would solicit various venture capital (VC) firms in the hope of finding investors. This is something we've seen a lot of lately, such as the crypto trading platform FalconX recently raising $17 million. However, just as cryptocurrencies boast a decentralized financial...

Qube Money Announces Partnership with Galileo for Innovative App and Debit Card

When it comes to the financial technologies field, it would seem that many startups view themselves more as cohorts than strictly competitors. That dynamic has been evident from the widespread adoption of Plaid among personal finance apps to the recent team-up of crypto tax service providers. This week, another tag-team...

Varo Raises $241 Million in Funding Ahead of Bank Charter Approval

Once again, despite the challenges the current pandemic has brought upon the U.S., FinTech firms are still closing major deals. Last week Varo announced that it had just concluded a $241 million funding round. The impressive Series D was co-led Gallatin Point Capital and returning investor The Rise Fund. Other...

Gemini Crypto Exchange Support Added to Samsung Blockchain Wallet

Over the past few months, electronics giant Samsung has quietly become a significant cryptocurrency supporter. This most notably includes the launch of the Samsung Blockchain Wallet, which is available on newer model Samsung Galaxy devices. This week the company took that product to the next level, announcing that the Samsung...

Stackin' Announces $12.6 Million Funding Round

Despite concerns that the FinTech deals were slowing before the pandemic and would continue to slip as a result of shifting economic conditions, news of startups investments continue to roll in. This past week, Stackin' announced that it had raised $12.6 million in a funding round led by Octopus Ventures....

Samsung Launching Debit Card Product with SoFi

Even in our "new normal," the FinTech SoFi continues to make a splash. Not only has the company debuted several new products in recent months but has also revealed a handful of acquisitions and partnership. The latest on that latter list is Samsung. This week, the companies officially unveiled what's...

Real Estate Tech Company Spruce Raises $29 Million

One recurring theme in the world of FinTech has been the ability to conduct virtual, digital transactions whereas in-person meetings were once required. While these innovations first replaced simple functions such as sending money directly to a friend or family member, they've grown to include more complex transactions, such as...

FinTech Numerated Announces Automated PPP Loan Forgiveness

Among the many ways that the coronavirus pandemic has changed life in America and around the world is that it's made FinTech more relevant than ever before. From contactless payments becoming a growing preference to digital banking proving essential, these innovations have been thrust into the spotlight. Similarly, while select...